Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is a powerful and talented body dedicated to the service and stewardship of Sierra Nevada College.  For a college of its size, the SNC Board is unparalleled in its depth of experience, philanthropy, and worldly success.


Officers and Committees

Chairman of the Board

  • Dr. Atam Lalchandani

Chairman Emeritus

  • Wayne Prim

Vice-Chair of the Board

  • Janet Lowe
  • Elbridge Stuart

Executive Committee

  • Chuck Dowd
  • Robin Holman
  • Warren Kocmond
  • Atam Lalchandani, Chair
  • Janet Lowe
  • Bob Preger
  • Wayne Prim
  • Jim Steinmann
  • Elbridge Stuart

Academic Affairs Committee Chair

  • Warren Kocmond

Audit Committee Chair

  • Nazir Ansari

Community Outreach Committee Chair

  • Bob Preger

Development Committee Chair

  • Robin Holman

Enrollment Management and Marketing Committee Chair

  • Chuck Dowd

Facilities & Grounds Committee Chair

  • Jim Steinmann

Finance & Strategy Committee Chair

  • Elbridge Stuart

Long Range Strategic Planning Committee Chair

  • Dave Collins

Meet the Board of Trustees

Atam Lalchandani Chairman of the Board of Trustees; Chair, Executive Committee


Wayne Prim Chairman Emeritus of the Board of Trustees


Janet Lowe Vice-Chairman of the Board of Trustees; Chair, Trusteeship Committee


Elbridge Stuart Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees; Chair, Finance and Strategy Committee


Nazir Ansari Trustee; Chair, Audit Committee


Li Han Chan Trustee


Dave Collins Trustee; Chair, Long Range Strategic Planning Committee


Jim Davis Trustee


Chuck Dowd Trustee; Chair, Enrollment Management and Marketing Committee


Vanessa Franking Trustee


Bob Hall Trustee


Robin Holman Trustee; Chair, Development Committee


Bruce James Advisory Trustee


Brian Kennedy Trustee


Barry Klein Trustee


Warren Kocmond Trustee; Chair, Academics Affairs Committee


Richard Offerdahl Advisory Trustee


Bob Preger Trustee; Chair, Community Outreach Committee


Gene Pretti Advisory Trustee


Ian Rogoff Trustee


Grable Ronning Trustee


Roland W. Schumann IIITrustee


Ben Solomon Trustee


Jim Steinmann Trustee; Chair, Facilities and Grounds, Chair, Building Committee


Roger Wittenberg Advisory Trustee


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